Flexential Adds Capabilities to Hosted Private Cloud - Advanced Access
Enhancements support rapid application mobility with advanced visibility and reporting.
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Flexential, a provider of data center, colocation, cloud, and connectivity, further extended its FlexAnywhere hybrid IT solutions portfolio that addresses key CIO pain points by improving application performance, providing business agility and the ability to scale IT infrastructure, and delivering superior interconnection capabilities.
The enhancements to Flexential's Hosted Private Cloud (HPC) -- Advanced Access solutions provide full control of enterprise private cloud environments with new capabilities for rapidly migrating applications, workloads, and data as business requirements change. The company also added support for advanced metrics and reporting tools backed by machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI).
Long-term adoption of hybrid work environments has reduced reliance on traditional infrastructure. Gartner forecasts that "worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services will reach nearly $600 billion in 2023, up from $494.7 billion in 2022." It's essential that businesses have the operational control and flexibility to adjust, plan, and scale workload placements accordingly.
Flexential's HPC Advanced Access solution is a high-performance hosted private cloud offering that allows customers to have full administrative control over the provider-owned VMware vCenter server. It provides levels of customer control and resource management with performance that was previously unachievable. The solution now supports more flexible workload movement and placement, self-driving application operations, and performance optimization.
Core enhancements include:
- Application mobility, enabling customers to reliably move workloads without downtime or performance degradation
- ML and AI-driven performance management, providing continuous performance optimization, capacity and cost management, intelligence remediation, and integrated compliance across customer operations
- Advanced metrics and reporting tools, offering self-service capabilities across applications and infrastructure, allowing businesses to optimize, plan, and scale their VMware Cloud
"Flexibility has never been more essential to the modern-day enterprise," Mike Fuhrman, chief operating officer of Cloud and Managed Services, Flexential."With the latest enhancements to our HPC Advanced Access solution, we provide customers with the tools and insights they need to be more agile in their workload placements, application operations, and overall performance."
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